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Thompson: Censoring reading materials in prisons could lead to more, not less rebellion

"Me Too" momentum in the field of economics?

Miech says rise in vaping among teens not just cigarette replacement

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Remembering Jim Morgan, founding member of ISR and creator of the PSID

1/17/18: ISR screening and discussion of documentary "Class Divide" at Michigan Theater

Bailey et al. find higher income among children whose parents had access to federal family planning programs in the 1960s and 70s

U-M's campus climate survey results discussed in CHE story

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Mon, Jan 22, 2018, noon: Narayan Sastry

Elizabeth A. Armstrong

Armstrong says gender double standard accounts for women's disadvantage and participation in 'hookup culture'

a PSC In The News reference, 2015

"Tinder, Feminists, and the Hookup Culture" - Real Clear Politics. 08/03/2015.

This piece looks at why women continue to be drawn to Tinder - a 'hookup app' that male users seem to love and many female users seem to hate. Although the author claims current feminism extols the virtues of women treating sex like men do - ie, offhandedly - she says that women are in fact disappointed by the hookup culture and asks: Why do women keep using Tinder? Elizabeth Armstrong says it's complicated: “For young women the problem in navigating sexuality and relationships is still gender inequality. We need to puzzle out why women have made more strides in the public arena than in the private arena.”

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Elizabeth A. Armstrong

More Media Coverage:

Rabble. Tinder fearmongering won't erase the underlying problem of porn culture. 8/10/2015.

Vanity Fair. Tinder and the Dawn of the “Dating Apocalypse”. 9/1/2015.

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